E. Dewitt Morley

E. Dewitt MORLEY, 95, of Palmyra, NY, formerly of Ontario, NY and West
Bingham, PA, died Thursday, March 22, 2012 in the Newark-Wayne
Community Hospital, Newark, NY.  Born October 6, 1916, Bingham
Township, PA, he was the son of Willis and Nellie Pride Morley.
Surviving are:  his wife of 70 years, Ruth Buck Morley;  daughters,
Lynne Morley (Mark Rickert) of Pittsford, NY and Nancy (Richard)
McCarthy of Palmyra, NY;  a son, Major James D. (Jeannie) Morley of
Dillwyn, VA;  grandchildren, Christopher, Niki, Jeremy, and Tiffany;
and several nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by a sister,
Calfernia Tarbox.  A World War II Veteran, he served honorably with
the US Army Air Corps from 1942 – 1946.  Dewitt spent many years in
the automotive service industry.  He was a member of the Ontario First
Baptist Church, Ontario, NY, Jacob Schaeffer American Legion Post #810
in Naples, NY, and a charter member of the Wayne Drumlins Antique
Automobile Club.  A graveside service will be held 11:00 AM, Monday,
March 26, 2012 in the Ulysses Cemetery, Ulysses, PA.  The Rev. Jason
K. Reed will officiate.  Military Rites will be accorded by members of
the Potter County Honor Guard.  Arrangements are entrusted to the
Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses, PA.  In lieu of
flowers, memorials may be made to Carl E. Hyde American Legion Post
#963, P.O. Box 236, Ulysses, PA 16948, the Ontario First Baptist
Church, 1929 Ridge Road, Ontario, NY 14519, or a charity of the
donor’s choice.  Online condolences may be expressed at
www.olneyfuneralhome.com.

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